Kericho Water And Sanitation Company Limited (KEWASCO) is a private company established under the company's Act CAP 486, Laws of Kenya and it is wholly owned by the Municipal Council of Kericho. The company was incorporated in October 1997. It has been contracted by Lake Victoria South Water Services Board to provide water & sanitation services within Kericho Municipality, an area of 111KM2. The company operates under the direction and guidance of ten (10) Board of Directors who are drawn from a wide spectrum of stakeholders.This is the policy making organ of the company which operates on committee basis.The management is headed by the Managing Director who reports to the board. The Directors reports to the stakeholders at an Annual General Meeting where ordinary business is transacted.
MANDATEKEWASCO is responsible for the efficient and economical provision of water and sewerage services within the area under it's the jurisdiction of Municipal Council of Kericho and its environs as an agent of Lake Victoria South Water Services Board through a Service Provision Agreement.
- Provide water & sanitation services within Kericho Municipality
- Temporary possession of land and fixed assets for the purpose of providing water & sanitation services
VISIONTo be a model of excellence in water and sewerage services provision.
MISSIONTo optimally provide adequate, safe and reliable water and sewerage services to our customers at a commercially sustainable level.
CORE VALUESValues are an integral part of any organization's culture, which in turn creates a sense of identity, belonging, direction and purpose. In our quest for timely provision of quality services, we shall be guided by the following core values as articulated in our strategic plan (2004-2008):
- Professionalism in everything we do
- Team Spirit
- Customer focused.
- Provide water and sewerage services in an efficient, effective and economical manner
- Achieve financial viability and operate on sustainable commercial basis
- Meet future demand for water & sewerage services by developing capacity in liason with Water Services Board.
- Reduce Unaccounted For Water (UFW) to about 25% by the year 2012
- Utilize the human resource available for maximum productivity
- Enhance communication with our customers and stakeholders